Africa is the homeland of watermelons. It is a tropical and subtropical plant which is characterized by rapidly growing 3-4 m long stems or stalks. There are separate male and female flowers on the plant, loved and pollinated by bumblebees.
The Group Panvita pride itself on the plantation of watermelons, which is 2 ha large and are best described by the adjective small. Namely, the watermelons weigh up to 2 kg, with very few seeds, but with great flavour and succulence.
Nature has managed to fill as much as 95% of the fruit with water, other ingredients are: sugar, proteins and fibre, minerals and vitamins. With 100 g of watermelon we consume only 30 kcal.
Whether watermelon is fruit or vegetable, the more it is studied, the more positive effects are identified. It helps discharge water from the body and is an excellent source of lycopene, an antioxidant known for lowering the risk of prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease.
They say it is not only refreshing in summer but a real balm for the cells, because watermelon juice is distributed throughout the body and enters the tissues and cells, cooling and nourishing them.
RECOMMENDATION BEFORE CONSUMPTION
When buying we should be careful that the watermelon is strong, heavy, uniformly coloured, and if we knock on it, we should hear a hollow thump.
The longer a watermelon is stored, the less sweet and juicy it is. We enjoy it raw, usually alone or in fruit salads, but also recipes can be found where we can eat it in combination with meat. Watermelon seeds can be roasted and eaten as a snack.
Keep them at 5 ° C.